Election 2012

Video: CofC Students React to the 2012 Presidential Election Results

CisternYard Video’s guest journalist Ryan Sedmak talks with students around campus to get their opinion on the presidential election results.
SC GOP Chairman speaks as part of Bully Pulpit Series

SC GOP Chairman speaks as part of Bully Pulpit Series

As part of the Bully Pulpit Series hosted by the Department of Communication at the College, SC GOP Chairman Chad Connelly spoke to a small group of students and faculty in Randolph Hall on Wednesday Oct. 23. Connelly was elected Chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party in 2011, and has already distinguished his term as...

Libertarian VP candidate Jim Gray talks policy

On Oct. 20 2012, the Department of Communication’s Bully Pulpit Series sponsored a lecture by Libertarian vice presidential candidate Jim Gray. The lecture began at 2 p.m. and offered those in attendance an informative look into the Libertarian Party and the platform of Gray and his running mate, Gov. Gary Johnson. Department Chair Beth Goodier...
Election 2012: A Third Choice

Election 2012: A Third Choice

As Nov. 6 approaches, students at the College continue to discuss whether President Barack Obama or Gov. Mitt Romney should win the election. While most Republicans voice their support of Romney and Democrats stand behind Obama, it is still unclear as to which candidate independents support. With the introduction of Libertarian presidential candidate Gov. Gary...

Libertarian VP candidate Jim Gray to speak at the College

On Saturday Oct. 20, the College and the Department of Communication will host Jim Gray as part of the Bully Pulpit Series from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Alumni Center, located on 86 Wentworth St. The event is free and open to the public. Gray, the Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee running alongside Gary Johnson,...

Students get involved with politics on campus

Election season is upon us. Hide your horses and your wives, because America is entering debate mode. All CNN, ABC, CBS, MSNBC and HGTV want to do is discuss politics. As political discourse sweeps the nation, things remain relatively quiet on campus. That’s not to say no one is doing anything. Groups such Political Science...
Education 101: The 2012 Election and Higher Education

Education 101: The 2012 Election and Higher Education

With Nov. 6 creeping steadily closer, the 2012 presidential campaign is ramping up as incumbent President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney finalize their efforts to win the American people’s vote. Undecided voters face a myriad of issues on which the candidates seem unable to agree. From national healthcare to foreign policy, the...

Politically-centered clubs host mock presidential debate

On Oct. 17, Political Science Club, College Republicans and College Democrats will collaborate to host a Mock Trial Debate in light of the upcoming Presidential Election.  It will be held in room 202 of the Tate Center from 7 to 9 p.m. Political Science Club member Lauren Lathan said, “This debate is focused on current social...
Rock the Vote event promotes student voter registration

Rock the Vote event promotes student voter registration

The Bully Pulpit series and SGA are hosting Rock the Vote on Thursday, Sept. 27 in the Physician’s Promenade from 12 to 2 p.m. There will be pizza, giveaways and music by CisternYard Radio. The purpose of the event is to register students and educate voters. Both the College Republicans and the College Democrats will...
Students participate in Democrat, Republican Debate

Students participate in Democrat, Republican Debate

The Political Science Club hosted a debate last night with two prominent members of the Democratic and Republican Parties. Cindy Costa, vice-chair to the RNC Rules Committee and SC Republican National committeewoman, represented the Republican side with Phil Noble, president of SC New Democrats, representing the Democratic side. Before students asked questions in a heated...

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Saturday’s Republican primary: Not just for Republicans anymore

The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today. To find your polling place, go to SCVotes.org. It’s Saturday. You’re tired from a long week, probably hung over, and ready to relax. Get off your ass! You have the fate of the nation in your hands. Okay, that might be a slight overstatement,...